Last month, Estrella Family Creamery, who has a booth at the Ballard Farmers Market, recalled its Red Darla cheese because, ““it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems,” the FDA release stated.
Now, the FDA is recalling their Old Apple Tree Tomme for the same reason. The cheese was sold at the Ballard and U-District farmers markets the weekend of Feb. 27 and 28, 2010. So far no one has reported getting sick. “The recall is the result of continued sampling by the state of Washington Department of Agriculture, which revealed that one wheel of the finished product contained the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria,” this current FDA release. states.
If you purchased Old Apple Tree Tomme, you can return it to where you bought it for a full refund. If you have questions you can contact the company at 360-249-6541.